Explain one of the significant symbols in the book Bless Me, Ultima.

Explain one of the significant symbols in the book Bless Me, Ultima.

Explain one of the significant symbols in the book Bless Me, Ultima.

Explain one of the significant symbols in the book Bless Me, Ultima.

The most significant symbol in this novel, to me, is the Owl.  The Owl is always near Ultima, is associated with her and, as Tenorio later discovers, it is the source of her power.  But an owl is symbolic in popular American culture as well, in that it symbolizes wisdom.Ultima is the curandera, the medicine woman, of her village, and represents the collected spiritual and medical wisdom of generations of natives before her, so it seems quite appropriate that Anaya would choose the Owl as the source of her power, her medicine.
Explain one of the significant symbols in the book Bless Me, Ultima.
Explain one of the significant symbols in the book Bless Me, Ultima.
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Explain one of the significant symbols in the book Bless Me, Ultima.
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